Woman found dead in Louisa County

LOUISA COUNTY, VA (WWBT) – Police say a 26-year-old female was found dead earlier this week behind a restaurant at Zion's Crossroads.

Police say the woman was discovered by her boyfriend late Tuesday night behind the McDonald's off Rt. 15 and I-64.

The body was taken to the Medical Examiner's Office to determine the cause of death but police say a drug overdose may be to blame.

Police are handling the case as a suspicious death.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

More details are expected in the week ahead.

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